Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. Dermatologists take care of diseases and cancers of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
What is Dermatology?

Dermatology involves the study, research, diagnosis, and management of any health conditions that may affect the skin, fat hair, nails, and membranes. A dermatologist is the health professional who specializes in this area of healthcare.

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Newly designed genetic therapy could alleviate debilitating giant moles in rare skin condition

Newly designed genetic therapy could alleviate debilitating giant moles in rare skin condition

New therapeutic approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy combines LED therapy with idebenone

New therapeutic approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy combines LED therapy with idebenone

Transplanting healthy skin may be an effective strategy for treating rare skin diseases

Transplanting healthy skin may be an effective strategy for treating rare skin diseases

Berotralstat: A promising oral treatment for hereditary angioedema with normal C1-inhibitor

Berotralstat: A promising oral treatment for hereditary angioedema with normal C1-inhibitor

Excess sodium intake may increase the risk of eczema flares

Excess sodium intake may increase the risk of eczema flares

Emerging strains of resistant ringworm pose new public health threats in the U.S.

Emerging strains of resistant ringworm pose new public health threats in the U.S.

Statins may block an inflammation pathway involved in the development of cancer

Statins may block an inflammation pathway involved in the development of cancer

Dermatologists uncover UV-induced mechanisms for weight regulation and metabolic health

Dermatologists uncover UV-induced mechanisms for weight regulation and metabolic health

Cleveland Clinic study reveals significant genetic predisposition in melanoma patients

Cleveland Clinic study reveals significant genetic predisposition in melanoma patients

Low stress resilience in youth linked to higher psoriasis risk later

Low stress resilience in youth linked to higher psoriasis risk later

Study uncovers key biological pathways driving psoriasis inflammation

Study uncovers key biological pathways driving psoriasis inflammation

WHO's new SkinNTD app proves effective in training healthcare workers for neglected tropical diseases

WHO's new SkinNTD app proves effective in training healthcare workers for neglected tropical diseases

The lure of specialty medicine pulls nurse practitioners from primary care

The lure of specialty medicine pulls nurse practitioners from primary care

Validation study shows positive reception for SkinNTDs app in Ghana and Kenya

Validation study shows positive reception for SkinNTDs app in Ghana and Kenya

Study finds 41% of people with long-term itchiness have fatigue

Study finds 41% of people with long-term itchiness have fatigue

Combination immunotherapy treatment enhances immune response for people with malignant gliomas

Combination immunotherapy treatment enhances immune response for people with malignant gliomas

Tailored vaccine may hold the key to treating eczema in children

Tailored vaccine may hold the key to treating eczema in children

Tele-mentoring program shows promise in addressing opioid reliance for chronic pain management

Tele-mentoring program shows promise in addressing opioid reliance for chronic pain management

Bacteriophage-derived lysin could be used to target odor-causing bacteria in armpits

Bacteriophage-derived lysin could be used to target odor-causing bacteria in armpits

MONET: New AI tool enhances medical imaging with deep learning and text analysis

MONET: New AI tool enhances medical imaging with deep learning and text analysis

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